The Fatal Race: The Rise of the Bureaucratic Bourgeoisie
Voicing a populist, frequently socialist rhetoric,1 at independence nationalist political leaders assumed state power in new nations still defined by colonial capitalist laws and institutions. A fatal race ensued: would the leaders transform the institutions to favor the poor and disinherited? Or would the institutions transform the leadership (cf. Nzongola-Ntalaja, 1987)?
KeywordsWorld Country Legal Order Ruling Class Class Power Protestant Work Ethic
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